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OSHA Outreach

OSHA Outreach 10 & 30-hour Classes / General Industry and Construction

Purpose

The OSHA Outreach Training Program provides training for workers and employers on the recognition, avoidance, abatement, and prevention of safety and health hazards in workplaces. The program also provides information regarding workers’ rights, employer responsibilities, and how to file a complaint. This is a voluntary program and does not meet training requirements for any OSHA standards.

Prerequisites

These training class are voluntary. OSHA recommends outreach courses as an orientation to occupational safety and health for workers. However, some states have enacted laws mandating the training (New York does not). Also, some employers, unions, organizations or other jurisdictions may also require this training.

Length

The 10-hour outreach course typically is taught in 2 training days. The 30-hour outreach course is typically taught in 5 training days. We can customize the training to fit your company’s needs.

The course must be completed with 6 months from the first day the training begins.

Learning Objectives

Through this program, workers can attend 10-hour or 30-hour classes delivered by OSHA-authorized trainers. The 10-hour class is intended to provide workers with awareness of common job-related safety and health hazards, while the 30-hour class is more appropriate for supervisors or workers with some safety responsibility. Through this training, OSHA helps to ensure that workers are more knowledgeable about workplace hazards and their rights, and contribute to our nation’s productivity.

  • The 10-hour outreach courses provide basic awareness training on the recognition, avoidance, abatement, and prevention of workplace hazards. The course also provides information regarding workers’ rights, employer responsibilities, and filing a complaint.
  • The 30-hour outreach courses provide a greater depth and variety of training on an expanded list of topics associated with workplace hazards in each industry. OSHA provides authorized trainers procedures for each industry program on the topic outlines for each industry.

Certification Requirements

OSHA-authorized trainers issue student course completion cards to individuals that successfully complete an OSHA Outreach Training Program class. In order to obtain an OSHA card, an individual must attend and successfully complete the entire class, including all requisite topics and the minimum number of contact hours. Please note that an OSHA card is not considered a certification or license.

Employee safety training overseen and authorized by OSHA “OSHA Cards” will be issued to attendees. Minimum class size and additional fee structure may apply. Please contact our Health & Safety Department for more information on these classes.

Angela Goff                                                                                                                                 Health & Safety Administrative Assistant                                                                   Angela.goff@gcgriskmanagement.com                                                                                     518 370-3303 ext. 8811

Jennifer Serafini                                                                                                                          Health & Safety Assistant                                                                      http://jennifer.serafini@gcgriskmangement.com                                                                            518 370-3303 ext. 8808